Monthly Archives: August 2006

American Indians to be Part of Hetch Hetchy Talks

Considering the importance the valley had to the Indians and the way in which it was lost to them, this is the absolutely right thing to do. An excerptAmerican Indians now includedPublished: August 25, 2006By MIKE MORRIS Native Americans once … Continue reading

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Greenland Warming

Greenland is one place enjoying global warming as it returns to their shores from the days of Eric the Red, discoverer and the one who named it Greenland. An excerpt.Arctic Harvest Global Warming a Boon for Greenland’s FarmersBy Gerald Traufetter … Continue reading

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Natural Flood Protection Report

This new report from the national organization, American Rivers, promoting natural flood protection over structural protection like dams and levees, is very informative, providing insight into a way of thinking favored by many The case studies of natural flood protection … Continue reading

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Greenhouse Gas Bill

This teapot in a tempest bill keeps moving along. An excerpt.State on Verge of Greenhouse Gas RestrictionsThe Senate votes to slash emissions 25%, the first such action in the nation. Business groups are angry, but the governor is on board.By … Continue reading

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Letters Compare Arena & Flood Control

Several letters to the Bee today, as in the past few weeks, have contrasted the spending of tax money on the arena versus for flood control. Some excerpts. Letters: Flood control and a new arenaPublished 12:01 am PDT Thursday, August … Continue reading

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Parkway Body Mystery

The mystery has deepened considerably. An excerpt.Homicide mystifies investigatorsOfficials are trying to determine how a Tehama County man’s body ended up at river parkway.By Ryan Lillis — Bee Staff Writer Published 12:01 am PDT Thursday, August 31, 2006About all that’s … Continue reading

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Delta Water Blues

Pretty good analysis on the issues the Delta (water quality and fish abundance) is facing this year and for years to come.Increasing surface water storage to have more fresh water to flow through might help, but so far the state … Continue reading

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